Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Many states support Trump's decision to end DACA

OAN Newsroom
UPDATED 3:15 PM PST – Tue. August 27, 2019
More than a dozen states are supporting President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program.WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 18: Pro-immigration activists gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on April 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)Officials from states including, Texas, Alabama, Alaska, and Arizona filed a legal brief Tuesday with the Supreme Court to oppose DACA.This comes after the Justice Department also filed a brief, stating the president acted lawfully when he decided to end the program in 2017.The Obama-era program was created by executive order in 2012. It shields more than 1 million illegal immigrants, who were brought to the U.S. as children, from deportation.The Supreme Court will take up the issue in November.